April 11 postgame notes and award winners - LA Kings Insider

Postgame Notes

-Los Angeles finished the season with 95 points and a record of 40-27-15. It was the same record established by the 2011-12 club.

-With Saturday’s win, the Kings tied the most points at home in franchise history (57; also 1990-91). It is the most points the Kings have had in a season that had 41 home games. In 1990-91 there were 42 home games in an 84-game season, though that team had 57 points through 41 home games.

-Saturday’s attendance was 18,230, a sell-out. For the second consecutive season, all 41 regular season home games were sold out. It was the 131st consecutive regular season sellout and the 161st consecutive sellout if postseason games are included (both are team records). 2014-15 marked the fourth season in club history in which every home game was a sellout, and the only sold-out season in which 41 games were played in the Kings’ home arena. Previous sold-out seasons included 1991-92 (40 games), 2012-13 (24 games) and 2013-14 (40 games plus one at Dodger Stadium). Los Angeles also set a per-game record with an average of 18,266 in attendance and a record for most fans in attendance over the course of a season with 748,920.

-The Kings became the fifth team in club history and first team since the 2006-07 Carolina Hurricanes to miss the playoffs the season after winning the Stanley Cup.

-Los Angeles improved to 60-57-19 all-time against San Jose, a record that includes a home mark of 38-23-7. The Kings are 9-1-1 in their last 11 home games in the series. Home teams are 27-6-1 in the last 34 regular season games between the teams.

-Anze Kopitar led Los Angeles in scoring for the eighth consecutive season. He totaled 64 points (16-48=64) in 79 games.

-Four Kings appeared in all 82 games: Matt Greene, Drew Doughty, Dustin Brown and Jeff Carter.

-Brayden McNabb (1-0=1) scored the first game-winning goal of his career.

-Andy Andreoff (1-1=2) recorded the first assist and multi-point game of his career.

-Tyler Toffoli (1-1=2) scored his first even strength goal since February 18 and recorded his 10th multi-point game of the season.

-Drew Doughty (0-1=1) recorded his 39th assist of the year, the most amongst club defensemen.

-Jonathan Quick won his 36th game of the season. He appeared in 72 games this season, tying a career-high.

-Los Angeles recorded 62 shot attempts (36 on goal, 14 blocked, 12 missed). San Jose recorded 36 shot attempts (21 on goal, 3 blocked, 12 missed). Justin Williams and Brent Burns (both 3 on goal, 1 blocked, 3 missed) tied with a game-high seven shot attempts. Marian Gaborik led all skaters with four shots on goal.

-The Kings won 23-of-50 faceoffs. Among regular performers, Anze Kopitar won 11-of-22, Andy Andreoff won 3-of-3, Trevor Lewis won 2-of-4, Jarret Stoll won 2-of-8 and Jeff Carter won 4-of-12. Nick Shore led all faceoff regulars with a 53.8% success rate.

Team Awards

AS VOTED BY THE MEDIA

Bill Libby Memorial Award for Most Valuable Player
Drew Doughty

Mark Bavis Memorial Award for Best Newcomer
Brayden McNabb

Outstanding Defenseman
Drew Doughty

Defensive Player
Anze Kopitar

AS VOTED BY THE KINGS PLAYERS

Ace Bailey Memorial Award for Most Inspirational
Matt Greene

Unsung Hero
Trevor Lewis / Tyler Toffoli (co-winners)

AS SELECTED BY THE KINGS CARE FOUNDATION

Jim Fox Community Service
Tyler Toffoli

AS SELECTED BY THE KINGS HOCKEY DEVELOPMENT DEPT

Daryl Evans Youth Hockey Service
Jarret Stoll

AS SELECTED BY THE KINGS BOOSTER CLUB

Most Popular Player
Jonathan Quick

Leading Scorer
Anze Kopitar